Palidan-Mohong Hill

Porphyry copper prospect in Benguet, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Luzon Arc (Central Cordillera segment) (142pCu7301b)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Benguet
Geographic location 120.798, 16.821
Geologic map unit 120.798, 16.821
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 1.7Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 1.7 Ma
Age reference unknown
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Pleistocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Au
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Porphyry lithocap prospect in the Mankayan district about 3 km southwest of the Guinaoang porphyry deposit; estimated resources of 100 Mt at 0.4 percent Cu, 0.5 g/t Au; alunite in the lithocap dated at 1.66 Ma.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Chang and others (2011)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)